Symbol of Blades

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Symbol of Blades

10 Recharge time  

Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon
Main hand sword
 
Weapon slot 2
Type
Symbol
Game link

Teleport to your target, striking them and blinding nearby foes. Drop a symbol at your feet that damages nearby enemies and benefits allies.

 Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.5)?
 Blind 40px.png Blind (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Fury 40px.png Fury (10.75¾s): 20% Critical Chance
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Symbol Duration: 4s
 Radius.png Blind Radius: 120
 Radius.png Symbol Radius: 180
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Zeal
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Radiance
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Valor
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Honor

Notes[edit]

  • The initial hit of this skill does two symbol pulses, followed by an additional 4 at a rate of 1/sec. The total power coefficient of all six hits is 3.0.
  • Can be used when out of range, it then acts as just a blink forward.
  • Even if the target is out of range, Flashing Blade deals damage and Blindness around the player after blinking forward.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 26, 2016
  • This skill has been renamed Symbol of Blades and now drops a symbol at the guardian's feet, applying fury to nearby allies for 1.5 seconds.
  • Initial impact damage has been increased to normal symbol values.
March 31, 2015
  • This ability is no longer able to be used in midair.
March 16, 2015
  • This skill will no longer activate if a valid path to the target cannot be found.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Flashing Blade has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • This skill's functionality was changed with the July 26, 2016 game update. Prior to the update, this skill was called Flashing Blade.